Site Manager - Kinde, MI

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As Site Manager for Vestas, you’ll use your skills and experience to supervise and develop teams that model Vestas values and produce high-level results against key performance indicators and operational goals. Key accountabilities include safety leadership, operational fluidity/achievement, and financial performance. You will be engaged in technical problem solving, handling the site budget, promoting operational efficiency, and coordinating customer accounts and service contracts.


Responsibilities

  • Promote safety culture at the site to improve site safety performance.
  • Develop technician/team to ensure effective and efficient operation of the wind turbine plant.
  • Establish an effective working relationship with the customer to deliver to contract.
  • Meet budgetary cost targets to deliver service at or below the cost plan target for site service contracts.
  • Utilize team to deliver optimal wind turbine performance through quality scheduled maintenance and efficient troubleshooting.

Competencies

  • Proven business management skills to include financial management/cost control, contractual compliance, and performance management skills.
  • Experience supervising a team of employees to safely carry out work in a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating, and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated, and engaged team. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking.
  • Knowledge and experience with effective safety programs, practices, and procedures
  • Highly motivated, accountability and ownership. Functions effectively in a time-sensitive setting in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands.
  • Continuous improvement and quality methodology skills. Effective issue resolution and structured problem solving.
  • Previous budgeting, cost center, and P&L management experience preferred.
  • Experience scheduling, administering and supervising projects to achieve fruitful outcome.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve Customer Loyalty Standards through effective relationships and demonstration of value differentiation. Skilled negotiation and customer service skills.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years' management experience, in a related service, e.g. industrial or manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to regularly work at the service site and travel within the site (to various turbines) as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and supervise a hard-working team / operation.
  • Technical background, hydraulic or rotating heavy equipment; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics preferred. Ability to understand and utilize technical language.
  • Solid English communications skills (verbal, listening, written, meeting management, presentation).
  • Valid driver's license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business milestones.
  • Established PC computer skills (MS Office) required, SAP knowledge highly preferred. MS Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that are met by an employee, to effectively perform the essential functions of this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable team members with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Hearing ability to use telephones, close range radios or related device.
  • Visual acuity including depth perception, field of vision and the ability to distinguish between colors.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as needed, as well as hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to climb stairs & vertical ladders to heights of 60 to 100 meters and at times supervise work in confined space environments.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to, but not more than 50 lbs. in weight.
  • Ability to observe training and obtain certification in required safety programs that include LOTO, Electrical, Fall Arrest & High Angle Emergency Decent, and Confined Space.
  • Ability to successfully participate in all training courses, including controlled decent practical exercises.
  • Due to safety parameters of fall protection equipment, the total weight of required PPE and gear shall weigh 300 lbs or less while being worn. Required PPE and gear can weigh up to 40 lbs.

What we offer

We offer an exciting Management position with great development opportunities in an inspiring environment at the world's number one wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You will become part of an international environment with a commitment to sustainability and safety and you will work among colleagues that take care of each other.

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off policies
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • Highly developed Training Program
  • Global bonus program

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About Vestas


Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.